Seeing Downtown Through Binoculars


General Admission: $15
Student Admission: $5
Explorer Pass Holders: FREE

Upcoming Dates:

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Wednesday, August 10 – 10 AM

Bring your binoculars and come ready to look up on this downtown walking tour! Many downtown buildings are topped with ornate details that can be difficult to see from ground level. On this tour, you will discover some of the most beautiful details in downtown Buffalo that are hiding in plain sight!

This tour meets in front of Buffalo City Hall, 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY, 14202. Some metered street parking is available nearby, or the Turner parking ramp is located next door to City Hall.


  • Advance reservations are encouraged but not required for this tour.
    • All credit card payments must be made in advance.  Advance reservations with a credit card can be made online until the tour starting time. Cash or checks are accepted at the start of the tour.
    • If you make an advance reservation, please print your confirmation email, or be prepared to show it on your phone.
  • This tour is between ninety minutes and two hours in length.
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather – the tour will proceed rain or shine.
  • Cameras are encouraged!